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11/09/2016


Evelyn M. Kassuba, 94, of Gaylord, passed away on November 9, 2016.
 
She was born on December 26, 1921 in Gaylord, MI to Michael and Belle (Koblinski) O’Rourke.  On June 20, 1942 married the love of her life, Raymond Kassuba, who passed away on November 24, 2005.
 
Evelyn greatly enjoyed gardening, listening and playing music on her steel guitar and dancing.  She loved to cook and feed anyone that came through her door, also being outdoors hunting or down on the lake fishing was a favorite past time of hers.  Her greatest love and devotion was her family.  She was also a member of St. Mary Cathedral.
 
She is survived by her children Barbara Davis, Shirley (Bruce) Bolser, Ken (Rose) Kassuba, Dave (Carrie) Kassuba, Jim (Beth Wakely) Kassuba, Debbie Murphy and Lisa (Rick) Gould, many many grandchildren and sisters, Rosanne Cherwinski and Katherine Brink.
 
Preceding Evelyn in death was her husband, daughter Donna Marie Norris and son Raymond F. Kassuba
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 3 P.M. from St. Mary Cathedral with Father Tyler Bischoff officiating.  
 
Visitation will be on Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 11-5 P.M. at Nelson Funeral Home and Monday, November 14, 2016 beginning at 2 P.M. until the time of service at St. Mary Cathedral.
 
Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Evelyn to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.
 


Visitation To Be Held At: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Service To Be Held At: St Mary Cathedral
Burial To Be Held At: Resurrection Cemetery

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From: Lisa Koscielniak Anderson
Dickinson , North Dakota
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26-Mar-17

Lisa, and family, I am so sorry to hear about your moms passing. Your mom was a wonderful and beautiful person. I so enjoyed going over to Your moms house and talking To her. She will be deeply missed. God bless you and your family! Love Lisa koscielniak Anderson.

From: MeLissa (Head) Olson
Gaylord, MI
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14-Nov-16

To the entire Kassuba family - I am so sorry to learn of your mom's passing. So much of my childhood was spent with our dads playing music together and our mothers sitting at the kitchen table. My memories of your mom are fond. Remember grief never leaves us, it just changes over time. My sincere condolences. MeLissa

From: Joy Bronson-McCrady
The Villages, Florida
11-Nov-16

Dear Ken and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know you are all in my prayers for peace and healing. May your beloved mom and grandma rest in blessed peace.

From: Theresa Kassuba
Gaylord, MI
11-Nov-16

Rest In Peace Aunt Evelyn...I know you are dancing in heaven with your true love now